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Why Democracy?

Michael Sandel, Radio 4's 'public philosopher', presents a special edition of the programme from Westminster, with an audience of MPs, peers and the public.

Harvard professor Michael Sandel is Radio 4's 'Public Philosopher', guiding audiences through complex moral philosophical dilemmas. For the BBC's Democracy Day, Professor Sandel recorded this special edition of The Public Philosopher inside the Palace of Westminster, challenging his audience of MPs, Peers and the public to think deeply about the true nature of democracy.

Producer: Ian Muir-Cochrane
Editor: Richard Knight.

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44 minutes


  • Sat 14 Mar 2015 20:00